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Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Harvard Pilgrim join forces on population health
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 12:33 pm
A trio of hospitals teamed up with insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to establish a new company that will enable customers to analyze clinical and financial data.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital are joining with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to create a new analytics company to manage the clinical and financial data across the organization.
HHS unwraps new platform and tools for disaster preparedness
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 12:24 pm
With Hurricane season officially underway, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services introduced a new disaster preparedness platform.
In an effort to provide health and emergency management workers with more up-to-date information with which to prepare for and respond to disasters, the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a national resource center.
GAO: 5 barriers to interoperability
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 8:21 am
A report from the Government Accountability Office details five barriers to interoperability, while at the same time raising criticism by a former ONC official, who calls the GAO report "incomplete."
AMA presses CMS for meaningful use hardship exemption
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 7:44 am
In the continued absence of a meaningul use final rule, physicians have been left hanging, according to the American Medical Association, which is calling for an "automatic hardship exemption" to protect docs from circumstances outside their control.
ICD-10 update from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 7:31 am
The ICD-10 go live date came and went on Oct. 1, with many organizations reporting small, if any, hiccups. One of those organizations was Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, with CIO John Halamka, MD, reporting on his team's first few days.
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